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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in South Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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Sun, Apr 5 at 6:52 pm - Mon, Apr 6 at 6:08 am

11 hours, 16 minutes

Visible night of Apr 5 – Apr 6, 2020

Mercury: From Mon 5:15 am

Venus: Until Sun 10:38 pm

Mars: From Mon 2:49 am

Jupiter: From Mon 2:12 am

Saturn: From Mon 2:33 am

Uranus: Until Sun 8:19 pm

Neptune: From Mon 5:01 am

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Tonight's Sky in South Phoenix, Apr 5 – Apr 6, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in South Phoenix

Try before sunrise.

Mercury rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Mon, Apr 6 ↑5:15 am

Apr 5, 2020
Apr 6, 2020

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Venus rise and set in South Phoenix

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Apr 5 ↓10:38 pm

Apr 5, 2020
Apr 6, 2020

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Mars rise and set in South Phoenix

View before sunrise.

Mars can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Mon, Apr 6 ↑2:49 am

Apr 5, 2020
Apr 6, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in South Phoenix

View before sunrise.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Mon, Apr 6 ↑2:12 am

Apr 5, 2020
Apr 6, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in South Phoenix

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Mon, Apr 6 ↑2:33 am

Apr 5, 2020
Apr 6, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in South Phoenix

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 19 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Apr 5 ↓8:19 pm

Apr 5, 2020
Apr 6, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in South Phoenix

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only. Use binoculars.

Neptune is just 27 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Apr 6 ↑5:01 am

Apr 5, 2020
Apr 6, 2020

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Planets Visible in South Phoenix

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Apr 6, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:15 amMon 4:55 pmMon 11:05 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 8:13 amSun 10:38 pmSun 3:25 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 2:49 amMon 1:03 pmMon 7:56 amAverage visibility
JupiterMon 2:12 amMon 12:18 pmMon 7:15 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 2:33 amMon 12:46 pmMon 7:39 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 7:06 amSun 8:19 pmSun 1:43 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 5:01 amMon 4:37 pmMon 10:49 amExtremely difficult to see